Editorials

Editorials

Help low-wage workers save for the future

Hand-wringing over the plight of the working poor is a non-partisan activity. Everyone gets in on the act – Democrats, Republicans, Libertarians and all the rest. Beyond the angst, hardly anything ever gets done. Until now.

Editorials

DEA ignores reality, refuses to delist weed

Even people who have never smoked marijuana, people who hate the smell and will likely vote against Proposition 64 to legalize recreational use are wondering about this week’s decision that leaves weed on the list of the most dangerous drugs in America.

Editorials

Valley deserves a voice among UC regents

Fred Ruiz did great work on the UC Board of Regents for 12 years, voicing the viewpoints of San Joaquin Valley residents and educating fellow regents on the challenges that families face here. He wisely didn’t seek reappointment at age 73 because of the great demands of this service. But he parted with a message to Gov. Jerry Brown: There should be someone from the Valley “to be a voice to the regents.”

Videos

Atwater coach David Svendsen talks about Falcons big win over Merced

The Falcons improved to 5-0 in the Central California Conference with an 11-9 win over Merced behind Connor Norton's seven goals on Wednesday at Merced High. (By Shawn Jansen/sjansen@mercedsunstar.com).
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Atwater coach David Svendsen talks about Falcons big win over Merced 1:40

Atwater coach David Svendsen talks about Falcons big win over Merced

Taylor Torongo on LB tennis' 80th consecutive WAC win 2:23

Taylor Torongo on LB tennis' 80th consecutive WAC win

Delhi students get medical training during sports medicine class 1:55

Delhi students get medical training during sports medicine class

Shawn & Sean Show: Small-school predictions, Week 6 6:25

Shawn & Sean Show: Small-school predictions, Week 6